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Name: Tschetter, Ron
Current Position: Former Director
Ron Tschetter served as the director of the Peace Corps from September 2006 until March 2009. He was the third Peace Corps volunteer to serve as director and the first under a Republican administration.
Tschetter earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethel University in psychology and social studies. He then joined the Peace Corps and served in India beginning in 1966.
After the Peace Corps, Tschetter began his career in 1970 as both a retail and institutional investment executive with Blyth Eastman Dillon Union Securities. He joined Dain Rauscher in 1973 as a broker and spent 28 years there, primarily in management, before he retired. In 2004, Tschetter was named president of D.A. Davidson & Co., an investment firm based in the Northwest. Tschetter served on the Securities Industry Association Sales and Marketing Committee and the New York Stock Exchange Regional Firms Advisory Committee.
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